Category: Agriculture

Loop Legislative Internship 10-year Anniversary

From Tallahassee, Florida, to Washington, D.C., the Loop Legislative Internship Program has supported more than 20 College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students in various majors. This year, the scholarship celebrates its 10th anniversary! In 2009, the… Read More

CALS Podcast: John-Walt Boatright, National Affairs Director at Florida Farm Bureau

cals podcast series

The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is excited to announce a new podcast series! Each episode features agricultural or natural resource issues, tips for success, and other interesting topics. In the third podcast of our new… Read More

Students Attend Summer Program to Learn How to Solve Global Food Insecurity

While attending a summer camp with the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), 46 high school students visited the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants and collected water samples to assess clarity and… Read More

CALS Celebrates Academic Father Figures

Spring 2019 CALS Student Stock Photography on Thursday and Friday , February 14th and 15th.

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) As we honor our fathers during the month of June, the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) would like to thank the many… Read More

Top 5 Reasons Why I Chose to Major in Agricultural Operations Management

noah boldt on a boat in australia

By Noah Boldt, master’s student studying fisheries and aquatic sciences, CALS alumnus ‘19 (agricultural operations management major) The agricultural operations management (AOM) major combines hands-on applied coursework and core business principles with emerging technologies and sustainable methods. Students gain… Read More

Q&A with “40 Gators Under 40” Honoree, CALS alumna Kendra Levine

CALS alumna Kendra Levine in front of a background of harvested potatoes

Kendra Levine, an alumna from the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), leads climate action strategy development for the McDonald’s Corporation. In her role as sustainability manager, Levine works with the company’s U.S. supply chain to… Read More

National Ag Week: A Q&A with UF/IFAS Faculty Jennifer Clark

field of colorful pepper plants in yellow, orange, and red.

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) During 2019, National Ag Week occurs March 10-16. The week recognizes and celebrates the producers, associations, corporations, universities, governments agencies and others across the nation who contribute… Read More

CALS organization hosts annual rose sale during Valentine’s Day for service trip

valentine's roses for alpha zeta rose sale

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) Every year members of Alpha Zeta, a co-ed honors fraternity in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Science (CALS), students sell roses on February 14. The… Read More

CALS students earn prestigious UF honors at 2018 international student achievement award ceremony

At the 25th annual International Student Achievement Award Ceremony hosted by the University of Florida International Center as part of International Education Week, seven international students in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences received awards on… Read More

CALS Celebrates Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday, Student Internships

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) The magic of Mickey Mouse is everywhere, even two hours north of Walt Disney World in the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS),… Read More